TITLE

Producer levy mooted to fund action against exotic animal disease

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/14/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal to impose a compulsory producer levy in order to finance the cost of future outbreak of an exotic animal disease based on a cost-sharing report by a joint industry and the British government. Sharing the cost in a number of ways is considered according to the report. A prospective levy would encourage farmers to implement other risk-reducing measures. The fund will be used to finance the direct costs for enzootic disease eradication.
ACCESSION #
21804528

 

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